Alex Salmon

The federal election result shows that through grassroots community activism and outreach, socialist and progressive ideas can win popular support. Alex Salmon and Sue Bolton report. 

Failures of Command book cover

Alex Salmon reviews Failures of Command, a book about a family's search for truth about their son's death just two months after his deployment to Afghanistan in 2012.

Protester holds a picture of Jimmy Savile and Margaret Thatcher

Netflix documentary Jimmy Savile: A British Horror Story attempts to explain how TV celebrity Jimmy Savile's ties to the British ruling class enabled him to get away with sexual abuse for decades, writes Alex Salmon.

Anti-war networks called protests against the war in Ukraine, and against NATO expansionism, in several Australian cities on March 6, a global day of action.

Time for Socialism by Thomas Picketty

Alex Salmon reviews Thomas Piketty's new book, which argues for a world beyond capitalism.

Kanak labourers in a Qld sugarcane plantation. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Alex Salmon reviews a new book by historian and author Graham Seal that documents how the British government shipped more than 376,000 men, women and children across the oceans to provide slave labour in its colonies.

A protest outside the David Malcolm Justice Centre was part of the campaign in support of the National Suicide Prevention and Recovery Project. Alex Salmon reports.

Fighting Union Busters book cover

Alex Salmon reviews an inspiring memoir of the fight against union busting inside a North Carolina carpet mill.

The United Sudanese Youth of Western Australia and supporters protested against the military coup that tried to overthrow Sudan's transitional government. Alex Salmon reports.

Protest for JC

Protesters in Boorloo (Perth) demanded justice for slain Yamaji woman JC, reports Alex Salmon.

Brigadistas during the Spanish Civil War in 1937.

Alex Salmon reviews a recent book about the International Brigades that helped combat the Fascists during the Spanish Civil War.

Ssangyong workers strike, inset Lee Jung-jae

Alex Salmon reviews Squid Game, a dystopian tale set in Asia's economic "miracle".